“The Indian side admitted to entering the Chinese territory. The solution to this problem is very simple: conscientiously withdraw,” foreign minister Wang Yi was quoted saying.
The Chinese foreign minister told his Iranian counterpart that peace and stability is in the common interests of the region and the international community.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Officials said they were treating the blast as an act of terrorism, but there was no official confirmation.
Norwegian foreign minister Boerge Brende said the two countries would immediately resume negotiations on a free-trade deal.
The Chinese foreign minister stated that recognising Taiwan as a part of mainland China is a prerequisite for any country to establish relations with them.
China’s statement comes in the wake of a series of attacks by ethnic armed groups on Myanmar security forces and people crossing into China to escape.
Top diplomats of US, South Korea and Japan will meet to push UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea’s over it’s latest and largest nuclear test.
China’s idea of bilateral relations seems to be to aggressively push their national interests while dismissing India’s concerns as unimportant.
Britain ‘looks forward to strengthening cooperation with China on trade and business and on global issues’, China’s foreign ministry said, citing the letter.
The British prime minister expressed the wish to enhance trade and cooperation on global issues between the UK and China, said China’s foreign ministry.
Glimpses of the horizon ahead after the UN ruling: Southeast Asia is cautious, the US and its allies hail the ruling, Pakistan backs Beijing and India is admirably nuanced.
This move comes after North Korea threatened a physical response against the US and South Korean THAAD missile defence system.
The US and South Korea said on July 8 that the THAAD anti-missile system will be used to counter North Korea’s growing nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities.
While SCO claims ‘technical nuances’ are in the way of agreement, Chinese foreign minister said the ongoing accession of India and Pakistan was the focus.
Making an effort to not paint Beijing into a corner, Swaraj said, “China has not opposed India’s membership. It has talked of criteria-based approach”.
Under outgoing President Benigno Aquino, the Philippines moved closer to Washington, in turn straining ties with China.
China, the world’s second-largest economy, and Japan, the third-largest, have a difficult political history, with ties strained by the legacy of Japan’s World War Two.
A democratic Myanmar may not naturally move closer to the West, as Suu Kyi and the military reverse roles in addressing the imbalances in their relations with Beijing and Washington, respectively.